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Setting up a Dailup connection for MacOS 8.x/9.x
Setting up a Dialup connection for MacOS 8.x/9.x
Step 1: Modem
The modem control panel sets up the properties of your computers modem.
A. Choose Apple Menu > Control Panels > Modem.
B. Choose a method of connection (modem, printer, infra-red). For most people this will be "modem".
C. Select the modem type and model from the Setup:Modem pop-up menu (most people should be OK with Apple 56K V90 if using a modern machine).
D. Turn the sound On or Off whilst dialing with the Setup:Sound buttons (a good idea is to turn it on whilst setting up, so that you can hear if the modem is dialing), then turn it off later.
E. Select a button for Tone or Pulse dialing. (Most people will use Tone dialing).
F. Tick the "Ignore dial tone" if the modem is to dial, no matter what the dial tone sounds like.
G. Click on the close box.
H. Click Save on the dialogue box (or press
Step 2: TCP/IP
TCP/IP is a set of protocols for communicating with other computers.
A. Choose Apple Menu > Control Panels > TCP/IP.
B. Make sure that "Connect via:" is 'PPP'.
C. Make sure that "Configure:" is 'Using PPP Server'.
D. Click on the close box.
E. If it appears, save changes.
Step 3: Remote Access
Remote Access allows you to set up dial-up access options. You can use it to set up different phone numbers or Internet providers.
A. Choose Apple menu > Control Panels > Remote Access. This opens the Remote Access control panel.
B. Make sure that the "Registered user" button is selected.
C. Type your user name in the "Name" Box (eg angel001).
D. Type in your password in the Password box.
E. Tick the "Save Password" box if you wish to save your password, which means that you don't have to enter it when you log on.
F. Enter the telephone number for Angel Networks in the "Number box". Type in the actual number you need to dial (you may need to use a 9 prefix in some areas).
H. You can copy and change the configuration by using the File > Configurations menu. This is useful if you have different telephone numbers or ISP's to dial.
Step 4: Internet Setup Assistant
The Internet Setup Assitant lets you set your name, organisation etc, email addresses and passwords.
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